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File #: RES 17-1427    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Archived
In control: Board of Water Commissioners
Final action: 9/12/2017
Title: Pertaining to recommending 2018 water charges to Saint Paul City Council for approval.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Resolution 17-1427
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Pertaining to recommending 2018 water charges to Saint Paul City Council for approval.

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WHEREAS, after due consideration and study of the financial condition of the Saint Paul Regional Water Services, analysis of projected expenses and recommendation of the 2018 Budget, the Board of Water Commissioners has determined that the present rate structure is inadequate to continue operations without an adjustment; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that pursuant to Section 85.01 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Saint Paul hereby recommends that the following Water Charges for all water bills levied on or after January 1, 2018 be approved and established by the Saint Paul City Council following a public hearing.


WATER CHARGES

WATER VOLUME CHARGE
A water volume charge shall be applied to all active water service accounts in the SPRWS service area. The charge shall be the product of the volume of water metered or estimated and one of the corresponding rates shown below.

WATER VOLUME RATES
Effective January 1, 2018

Cities: Saint Paul, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Maplewood, West St. Paul

Winter* per 100 cu. ft.: $2.77

Summer** per 100 cu. ft.: $2.87


All other cities:

Winter* per 100 cu. ft.: $3.32

Summer** per 100 cu. ft.: $3.44

FOR ACCOUNTS HAVING 1-INCH AND SMALLER METERS

*Winter rates shall apply to bills sent during January through May, and December.

**Summer rates shall apply to bills sent during June through November.


FOR ACCOUNTS HAVING METERS LARGER THAN 1-INCH, INCLUDING ROSEVILLE AND LITTLE CANADA

*Winter rates shall apply to bills sent during January through April, November and December.

**Summer rates shall apply to bills sent during May through October.


WATER SERVICE BASE FEE
A water service base fee shall be charged to all active domestic and commercial water service accounts in the SPRWS service area. The amount of the fee shall be determined by water meter size and shal...

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